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$1,450,000 w/ 122 acres

1892 Farmhouse

345 Ricamar Road
Pierson, Florida

Historic Florida Estate

Historic 1892 Home with cottages on 122 acres of lush, rolling Florida landscape and almost a half mile of frontage on private, spring fed ski & fishing lake.
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Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,000
Stories 2
Acres 122
Lot Size irregular
MLS No. 1055448


  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • Waterfront
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • Crawl Space
  • Dining room
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Sunroom
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Barn
  • Driveway - Dirt
  • Garden
  • Gated Entry
  • Greenhouse
  • Guest House
  • Pond
  • Porch
  • Rear Deck
  • Sprinkler System
  • Storage Building
  • Garage Workshop
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Original wood windows
  • Metal Roof
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Wood floors
  • Tin Roof
  • Central air
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Heat pump
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Septic Tank
  • Sprinkler System
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • 9-foot Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Hand-hewn Beams
  • Plaster Walls
  • Ripple Glass
  • 2 additional rental cottages
  • barns and sheds
  • caretaker's cottage
  • home gym/apartment
  • summer kitchen

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Anthony Lombardy

Phone: 386-624-5802

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Beautiful Historic Florida: Ricamar

Gently rolling terrain with about 2,200 feet frontage on spring fed lake, perfect for swimming, skiing, and catching speckled perch and trophy bass, surrounded by old growth cypress, pine, palm, and bay trees. Upland hammocks planted in moss draped oaks. Pasture for horses, and miles of trails for walking or riding. All of this 25 minutes from Ormond Beach and I-95, and 40 minutes from most of the well visited attractions of the Daytona Beach area. An hour from historic Saint Augustine. An hour from Orlando International Airport. The best of rural Florida with an international airport close by and nearby amenities. Beautiful Florida beaches half an hour away.

•425 +/- FT road frontage on US Hwy 17

1892 Two story farmhouse with many original details and important updates:

New AC systems in place in 2008 and 2018, updated and maintained.

Electrical wiring replaced.

City Water plus deep well for irrigation

4 bedrooms with a Master suite with en suite bath and large, bright walk in closet converted from porch.
3 bathrooms

Newly renovated and charming kitchen that while being modern captures the feel of a farmhouse: copper farm sink, built-in-place custom cabinets of red cedar and camphor, granite countertops, heart of pine floor, shell light fixtures, and original beam ceiling.

Walk out decks east and west on the second floor, one off the Master and one overlooking lake off the center bedroom

New deck off the kitchen facing lake

Many windows towards the private lake

Office, Library, wrap around sunroom, living room, dining room

Many built-in bookcases

Generous closets for an older home

Garage with laundry area, half bath, outdoor shower, work bench, small greenhouse/propagating room

Summer Kitchen with water and electric, copper sink, walls of windows, offers many options: BBQ and picnic area, artist studio, playroom, yoga studio, work out space, the possibilities are endless

Boat house with dock; electricity and running water, with sink and fish cleaning station

Three cottages, two currently serve as residences for family and renters, one currently serves as a gym and could easily become a residence again

Double wide mobile home with roof-over, carport, and fish pond, currently a rental

Pole barn, equipment sheds, and other outbuildings, most with water and electricity, serving farm functions

Five stationary diesel pumps, pumping surface water and deep wells on 20 year consumptive use permit

Five electric pumps serving various structures.

All acreage is serviced by irrigation.

122 acres on private lake

Only two properties on Cain Lake: Ricamar and a cattle ranch on the far side (which may also be available for purchase).

Great fishing on your private lake.

Pastures that have been home to horses.

Enclosure for peacocks or other fowl.

118 ace+ Spring-fed lake, renowned for trophy bass and speckled perch

60 acres of citrus groves which may be continued as is or repurposed, irrigation is established and is one sprinkler per tree

Many acres of fern. Current owner works with a grower who takes care of the plants and splits the earnings.

100 year old Magnolias dot the property and are especially lovely near the farmhouse

There is a “House grove” near the farmhouse that allows the family to walk out and pick a variety of citrus and make juice each morning when the citrus is in season.

Home is surrounded by old plantings of Camellia Sassanqua, Camellia Japonica, Azaleas, Gardenias, Specimen Holly, Magnolia, Cypress, and towering Live Oaks.

There are walking paths, one along the lake front. A small bridge leads to a hidden pond surrounded by trees and bushes. There are botanical treasures to be discovered in every corner of Ricamar.

Many home sites possible in the hammocks and along the lake.

Words cannot do this property justice, please visit our Facebook page for more pictures and description of this unique, old florida estate.

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